Reference code(s): GB 0114 MS0117
Held at: Royal College of Surgeons of England
Title: Else, Joseph (d 1780)
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of creator(s): Else | Joseph | d 1780 | anatomist and surgeon
Joseph Else was surgeon to St Thomas's Hospital, London, from 1768-1780. He was appointed lecturer in anatomy and surgery in 1768, on the unification of the medical schools of St Thomas's and Guy's Hospitals.
Scope and content/abstract:
Papers relating to Jospeh Else, c1768-1780, comprising a manuscript volume containing notes of anatomy lectures by an unknown hand; and a manuscript volume titled Mr Else's Surgical Lectures containing notes of surgical lectures by an unknown hand.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
As outlined in Scope and Content.
Conditions governing access:
By written appointment only.
Conditions governing reproduction:
No photocopying permitted.
Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Library of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (1928) by Victor G Plarr.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
Immediate source of acquisition:
The volume titled Mr Else's Surgical Lectures was 'Bequeathed by Little'. No further biographical information is available.
Existence and location of originals:
Existence and location of copies:
Notes of surgical lectures of Joseph Else, by Phillip Cornish, 1773 - MS0116; and notes of anatomical lectures by Joseph Else, by Gardiner - MS0118.
Notes of lectures by Joseph Else, by [John Randall], 1776 - King's College London Archives: G/PP7; and notes of lectures by Joseph Else, c1785 - Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine: MSS 2292, 6918.
Archivist's note: Compiled by Anya Turner.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: Sep 2008